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DealBook: Big Banks Face Another Round of U.S. Charges

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:11
Around a dozen major banks are being investigated after being accused of colluding to set currency levels, and several are expected to plead guilty.






'Nova' explores missing Malaysia Airlines flight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:10

'Why Planes Vanish' describes how Malaysia aircraft went missing and why it's hard to find.

       

Amazon faces EU tax avoidance probe

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:08
Online retailer Amazon is to face a formal investigation into its European corporate tax practices, the European Commission announces.
Categories: BBC World News

Hobby Lobby executive's Bible museum: priceless artifacts, scholarly doubts

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:06

Handout image of an artist's rendering showing the exterior of the proposed Museum of the Bible, located two blocks from the National Mall in Washington, D.C.By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hobby Lobby's Steve Green hopes his planned $800 million Museum of the Bible in Washington and its priceless collection can satisfy both scholars and casual visitors. But with Hobby Lobby a household word after the craft store chain's contentious victory in a Supreme Court ruling over contraception, scholars and analysts worry that despite its vast holdings the museum will give a narrow interpretation of one of the most influential and debated books in history. ...


EU investigates Amazon's tax practice

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:03

European Commissioner for Competition Joaquin Almunia addresses the media at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. The European Union’s competition authority is opening a formal investigation of Amazon’s European corporate income tax practices. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's competition authority on Tuesday opened an investigation into Amazon's corporate income tax practices on suspicion the online retailer is benefiting from an illegal rebate to stash away most of its profits made in the 28-nation bloc.


Begg 'offered to help free Henning'

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:01
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg tells the BBC he offered to intervene to help secure the release of British hostage Alan Henning.
Categories: BBC World News

Phelps suspended for 6 months after DUI arrest

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:01
Michael Phelps' comeback took a major hit on Monday, with USA Swimming suspending the 18-time Olympic champion for six months and forcing him to withdraw from next year's world championships.

After Deadline Blog: Ugly Disagreements

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:00
It’s been only a few weeks since the last reminder, but my file of subject-verb and noun-pronoun disagreements is already overflowing.

Carlos the Jackal faces new trial

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:00
Notorious convicted killer Carlos the Jackal, who carried out attacks in the 1970s and 1980s, is to go on trial again in France for two murders.
Categories: BBC World News

Son of slain mayor says mom acted in self-defense

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:56

In a 911 recording released, son tells dispatcher father hurt him, mother defended self.

       

Mike McGinn: “Most people don’t realize how close we were to actually getting an NHL team.’’

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:46
Seattle was poised to acquire the Phoenix Coyotes last summer and have the team play at least three seasons at KeyArena. But a 4-3 vote under questionable circumstances by the Glendale City Council kept the NHL team in Arizona.

Police: 4-year-old took heroin to day care

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:34
SELBYVILLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a 4-year-old girl took hundreds of packets of heroin to her day care center and began passing it out, thinking it was candy.

Bear cub found fatally slashed, stabbed in NYC

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:30

Police are investigating after a dead black bear cub was found in Central Park.

       

White Pass - 10/7/2014 3:41:18 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:28
White Pass US12
10/7/2014 3:41:18 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 10/7/2014 3:57:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:28
Satus Pass US97
10/7/2014 3:57:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 10/7/2014 3:54:47 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:28
Stevens Pass US2
10/7/2014 3:54:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 10/7/2014 3:56:55 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:28
Blewett Pass US97
10/7/2014 3:56:55 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/7/2014 3:58:07 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:28
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/7/2014 3:58:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday through Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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BBC to adapt Le Carre's Night Manager

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:15
The BBC is adapting John le Carre's The Night Manager for a new six-part series.
Categories: BBC World News

Microsoft makes room-based game tech

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 19:12
Researchers have shown off a prototype gaming system that turns rooms into an interactive, augmented reality displays.
Categories: BBC World News